We recommend you visit Paucartambo mid July, so you can coincide with the Feast of the Virgen del Carmen.
Annual average temperature in Paucartambo is 55.4°F. The average annual precipitation is of 310 mm.
Location: Near the Entrance to the Manu National Park, 35 km away from Paucartambo
Natural Balcony of Akhanaku, located 3739 m.a.s.l. From there it is possible to watch the sun rise amongst the clouds in the mornings.
Location: Mapacho River
Hours: All day long
Price: Free Entrance
Architectonic jewel of the colonial times, built by order of King Carlos III of Spain in 1775. Its construction took around a century, and from it you can appreciate a panoramic view of the river.
Location: Near the Paucartambo Provintial Municipality
Hours: Until dawn
Price: Free Entrance
Colonial Temple in honor of the Virgen del Rosario. It is an impressive feat of architecture with a beautiful frontis.
Location: Cusco-Paucartambo Highway, outside of the city
Chulpas of pre-inca architecture. Chulpas are small stone monuments which serve as tombs. The ones found in Ninamarca were built as irregular polihedrons made of clay. There are 17 chulpas here, and are 2.5 meters tall on average.
Location: 100 km away from Paucartambo
Monument of Inca Architecture located 2930 m.a.sl. The central piece of the complex is a great temple of rectangular shape, which previously serve as a place of worship for local deities.
Location: Kospiñata District
Kosñipata is district of Paucartambo, where several remains of the Inca Road and channels are located. In the district you can find petroglyphs which represent human and animal figures, as well as unknown sigils.
Location: 20 minutes away from Paucartambo
An impressive mountain, whose snowpeak is located 4600 m.a.s.l. Its name comes from Quechua, and refers to the obsidian found in the mountain. From Qispirumiyuq you will be able to witness the impressive beauty of the Cuzco Region.
|Feast of the Virgen del Carmen||15th and 16th of July||The festival, called the Mamacha Carmen by the locals, is a colourful celebration where several dances and parades are held through the city. Some of those dances, such as the Qhapac Negro, include gymnastic feats that never fail to impress.|